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Plan to sell rhino horn

Plan to sell rhino horn | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

South African conservationists have unveiled a plan to sell rhino horns legally and directly to Chinese pharmaceutical companies, The Star reported on Friday.

 

http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2012/07/13/plan-to-sell-rhino-horn-report ;

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Wildlife Margrit's comment, July 18, 2012 4:51 PM
Agreed! The comment (below) by Roger Porter is particularly troubling, it makes the rhino sound like a commodity (which I forget it's being viewed us such) to be experimented with... such a loosy-goosy plan is frightening.

"Let's try it out for five years and see what impact it has," Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife's former conservation planning chief Roger Porter said.
Rhino Queem's comment, July 19, 2012 10:58 AM
I also talked by e-mail with Brian Sandberg and Mike Rainy this weekend about the proposed approach, so I would say that I do not favor the idea in general. It is just not carefully considered.
Wildlife Margrit's comment, July 19, 2012 12:25 PM
thanks for that follow up!
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Save the Rhinos Saturday at the Jacksonville Zoo Florida

Save the Rhinos Saturday at the Jacksonville Zoo Florida | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens hosts its third annual Save the Rhinos event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at its Great Lawn and Plains of East Africa at 370 Zoo Parkway, a half-mile east of Interstate 95.
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Rhino poaching mastermind denied bail

Rhino poaching mastermind denied bail | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Suspected rhino poaching mastermind Joseph Nyalunga, has been denied bail.

 

The former police officer, and seven co-accused appeared at the Whiteriver Magistrate Court this morning. Nyalunga is facing 16 counts of dealing in rhino horn and money laundering.

 

The state argued that if given bail, he could temper with evidence and due to the seriousness of the case, he could miss trial. The state says Nyalungu was arrested for allegedly being involved in rhino poaching, while he was still out on bail for a different case.

 

Nyalunga was arrested in March this year. He was found in possession of four rhino horns and more than R60 000 in cash. On further investigation, police found more than R5 million in one of his three houses and an automated money counter used by banks to count large sums of money.

 

A total of 262 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings since the beginning of the year. 173 people have been arrested in connection with rhino poaching.

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VIDEO: The Deadly Rhino Horn Trade

South Africa is currently experiencing catastrophic rhino poaching with more than 1200 rhinos dehorned since the beginning of 2008. The numbers of rhino poac...

 

Comment/additions/corrections by Margot Stewart:

 

This video fails on many levels: 

 

1. Jo Shaw blames the increase in demand from Vietnam but this market was grown by criminal syndicates and is a conduit to China. 


2. She mentions its use in TCM, but fails to mention that numerous scientific... studies have proved it has no medicinal benefit. 


3. She talks about controls over rhino stockpiles instead of DESTROYING THEM. 

 

Rhino horn is a bogus substance that is sold by criminals to gullible Asians for huge profits. It is tantamount to fraud.

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Say NO to Rhino Horn Trade: Quotas not a panacea says Brian Sandberg

Dave Crawford oversimplifies a complex matter by criticising Allison Thomson’s opposition to rhino horn trade (Revisit rhino argument, June 29). He correctly quotes improved conservation and decreased poaching for Australia’s saltwater crocodiles, via managed trade. Our Nile crocodile and South America’s vicuna are also good comparatives, but, for qualitative rhino research, they are poor examples.

 

International wildlife crime experts (including Interpol) confirm crocodile and vicuna poaching, like cattle rustling, involves small-time criminal gangs. Conversely, organis ed, multinational syndicates drive rhino crime...

 

Comment by kilo39....

Has the pro-trade lobby considered that multi-billion dollar crime syndicates dictate what happens in the underworld of drugs, arms, human and wildlife trafficking.

 

If they intend to build business relationships with these people they will be drawn into something from which the only return is in a body box, and they will put their own family's lives at risk on top of it.

 

If they try and bypass the syndicates and deal direct with pharmaceutical companies in China/Vietnam for example, they will also find themselves targets for retribution.

 

The only way to save the rhino is for us all as South Africans to say NO MORE horn will depart from this country.

 

We must destroy ALL existing stockpiles and ensure that all future horn acquired through natural mortality is also reduced to ash and given back to the soil.

 

For us to protect our sovereignty, our assets and our pride as a nation, we need to stand together on this call for no trade.

 

True Africans must stand together now and not let the greed of a largely wealthy advantaged group of businessmen try and dictate the future of an animal that is of more value to ALL the people of this country if it is running wild, free and protected by all of us.

 

Trade will only benefit these businessmen and their hangers on, and tokens of community welfare will be given to give the impression that tghe country benefits.

 

No contest really if you consider a wild rhino's power to attract foreign exchange spending tourists in their thousands, coming back year after year.

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Lyn du Plessis's comment, July 18, 2012 3:41 AM
I agree with Brian Sandberg 100%. There cannot be trade or agreements with criminal elements, in any shape or form - where would this end? Trade in our children for sex syndicates, trade in our dogs for skins, trade in drugs, the list cam go on and on. There is only one solution; and that is for us ordinary citizens who truely love our country and it's flora and fauna (and incidently are the people who pay our taxes to keep these people in office) to stand up in a united front and say NO MORE!!! YOU WILL NOT RAPE OUR LAND AND DESTROY OUR ANIMALS - Back off China, Vietnam and all the other low lifes that have vested interests in this destruction and this includes the low life South Africans who are up to their necks in the blood of these majestic mammals!
Wildlife Margrit's comment, July 18, 2012 4:15 PM
Thanks morlyn.lyn for your support. Like you, I feel that legalizing the trade in rhino horn would open a flood gate of illegal activity in other areas and that saving the rhino is largely up to the ordinary citizens in SA to take a stand and say, "Enough already!"
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Real Price of Rhino Horn... Kill the Demand not the Rhino

Real Price of Rhino Horn... Kill the Demand not the Rhino | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Via Twitter follower Fiona Deane ‏@fifi3chui

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Would-be rhino horn raiders exit museum with worthless warthog tusks

Would-be rhino horn raiders exit museum with worthless warthog tusks | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
THIEVES stole two valueless warthog tusks from a Pocklington museum after failing to get their hands on a rhino horn.Rhino horn, an ingredient in Chinese medicine, sells for more than £50,000...
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No rhino hunting requests from Asia

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Johannesburg - No rhino hunting permit requests have been received from Vietnam, Thailand or China since the government tightened hunting requirements in April, Beeld reported on Wednesday.

 

These Asian countries were allegedly the main consumers of rhino horn, the environmental affairs department told the newspaper in a statement....

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Durban Rhino Horn Trio Prosecution Commences

Durban Rhino Horn Trio Prosecution Commences | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
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Wanted: Asian Voice for the Endangered Rhino

Wanted: Asian Voice for the Endangered Rhino | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Rhino horn prices and rhino poaching have exploded in lockstep, and at this trajectory, wild rhinos in Africa may become extinct in the next 5-10 years.

 

This is the message that needs to circulate. “You are being conned! Who do you think is spreading the cancer cure rumor? It’s the rhino horn dealers! Such a rumor is a slap in the face to TCM, a 3,000 year-old art of healing!” Not all of us may care about endangered animals, but avoiding being seen as a foolish victim of a con is culture-indifferent.

 

I digress here… talk of legalizing the rhino horn trade has been around. You don’t need to kill a rhino to get its horn, and the horn grows back. A capitalist by nature, I love the idea on the surface. The money can go back into conservation… I get it. Here is the problem though – if a simple false rumor can stimulate demand for a body part of an endangered species, where could this go? Where does it end? Isn’t telling the truth a better option?

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Director of National Cancer Institute Says 'No Rationale' for Rhino Horn Consumption

Director of National Cancer Institute Says 'No Rationale' for Rhino Horn Consumption | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
Last week, Robert Hormats, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, wrote an insightful article about rhino horn, in which he quotes the current Director of the National Cancer Institute.

 

Here are a few excerpts from The Tragedy of “Untraditional” Medicine:

 

“Two of the major drugs used to treat malaria — quinine and artemisinin — originate from traditional Amazonian and Chinese medicine”, explains Under Secretary Hormats.

 

But he points out that the notion of rhino horn as a supposed cancer treatment is not based on facts.

 

Source: http://www.rhinoconservation.org (http://s.tt/1gxOz)

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Rhino Says, "Please don't Quit on me!"

Rhino Says, "Please don't Quit on me!" | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Via Marleen le Febvre

 

JUST IN THE MOST HEARTBREAKING NEWS:

Elandela Rhino Survivor Trust


Hi all! It is with great sadness that we report that our friend who owns a farm at Mica found a rhino mother and a few months old rhino calf killed with their horns hacked off.

 

After hearing shots at midnight on Saturday they searched the property on Sunday and Monday.

 

In the process of trying to find out what had happened, two additional, older, rhino carcasses where found. So, sadly the statistics keepers can now up the rhino carcass count with 4.

 

This property has therefore lost 5 rhinos this year allone and are considering throwing the towel in as to keeping rhinos.

 

This is so disheartning!!!

 

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2012 RHINO POACHING STATS - 255

2012 RHINO POACHING STATS - 255 | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Update via Allison Thompson: Rhino calf may have died from a fight and the horns poached after death

 

Provided by OSCAP


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(255) 29 June 2012 : 1 Black rhino calf - mother not yet found
(254) 25 June 2012 : NCWRU update
(248) 16 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino cow, calf injured in foot.
(247) 16 June 2012 : 1 Black Rhino Bull, Ndumo (carcass is approx 1 month old)
(246) 12 June 2012 : 1 Sabie Sands
(245) 12 June 2012 : DEA update 245
(238) 09 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino Bull Kapama, Mpumulanga
(237) 08 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino BVB Ranch, Limpopo
(236) 08 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino Sabie Sands
(235) 06 June 2012 : 1 White Gravelotte, Limpopo (was a dehorned rhino)
(234) 05 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino Mahlangeni, KNP
(233) 03 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino Sabie Sands shot 2 day old carcass
(232) 01 June 2012 : 1 White Rhino Mahlangeni, KNP
(231) 01 June 2012 : 2 White Rhino Imfolozi, KNP
(229) 29 May 2012 : 1 White adult bull Assen, NW Province
(228) 29 May 2012 : 1 White Sub adult Cow Sabi Sands
(227) 28 May 2012 : DEA Stats update (1)
(226) 26 May 2012 : 2 Black Rhino North West Province - 1 White Rhino injured (not yet found)
(224) 25 May 2012 : 2 Rhino Satara area, KNP
(222) 23 May 2012 : 1 White Rhino cow (horns recovered) Borakalolo Game Reserve
(221) 22 May 2012 : 1 Rhino Skukuza,KNP
(220) 21 May 2012 : DEA UPDATE
(218) 17 May 2012 : 1 Rhino KNP
(217) 15 May 2012 : 1 Pregnant cow- Barberspan Nature Reserve, Delarayville, NW
(216) 08 May 2012 : 2 Rhino HH Game Reserve (Mr Chennels) - KZN
(214) 10 May 2012 : 1 Cow and calf dehorned Crocodile Bridge area KNP
(212) 08 May 2012 : 1 Rhino KNP area unknow
(211) 09 May 2012 : 1 Rhino Gravelotte area
(210) 07 May 2012 : DEA UPDATE (8 KNP, Limpopo 2, North West 2)
(206) 05 May 2012 : 1 White Rhino dehorned & 1 other killed - Rankins Pass area Limpopo
(204) 04 May 2012 : NWCRU update 204
(199) 30 April 2012 : DEA Stats update
(188) 28 April 2012 : 1 White Rhino Carcass - Skukuza area, KNP
(187) 27 April 2012 : 1 Black Rhino (2yrs old) - Pilansberg Game Reserve North West
(186) 25 April 2012 : 1 Rhino Sabi Sands - KNP
(185) 25 April 2012 : 1 Rhino Lower Sabi 1 Skukuza
(183) 22 April 2012 : 2 White Rhino cows shot and dehorned Gravelot area.
(181) 19 April 2012 : DEA UPDATE KNP 111 (8), LIMPOPO 25(2)
(174) 16 April 2012 : 1 Black Rhino Thanda Game Reserve, Hluhluwe, KZN
(173) 15 April 2012 : 2 Rhino carcasses found between Malelane and Biyamit KNP few days old
(171) 13 April 2012 : DEA UPDATE
(168) 12 April 2012 : 1 Rhino shot (2 days ago) found yesterday Koster, NW Province
(167) 11 April 2012 : UPDATE NWCRU
(165) 10 April 2012 : 1 Rhino Pretoriuskop are KNP
(164) 10 April 2012 : 1 Rhino - Gravelot area
(163) 10 April 2012 : 1 Rhino - Gravelot area (dehorned rhino poached)
(162) 08 April 2012 : 1 Rhino - Pilansberg area (2 day old carcass
(161) 08 April 2012 : 1 Rhino Cow - calf survived Rankiins Pass area, Modimole, Limpopo
(160) 04 April 2012 : 1 Rhino Malelane area
(159) 04 April 2012 : UPDATE
(150) 29 March 2012 : DEA STATS UPDATE
(138) 25 March 2012 : 1 Rhino shot dead near Phalaborwa in KNP
(137) 25 March 2012 : 1 Rhino - Themba died 23 days after being poached at Kariega
(136) 20 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Gravelote area, Limpopo
(135)19 March 2012 : DEA STATS UPDATE
(121)15 March 2012 : 1 Rhino, Nietverdien, NW - shot and dehorned.
(120)13 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Waneen, Kzn
(119)12 March 2012 : 3 Rhino - near Hluhluwe in KZN (+1 calf injured)
(116)11 March 2012 : 7 rhino Southern Region of KNP
(109)10 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Crocodile River area, KNP
(108)08 March 2012 : 8 rhino's: 3 Malelane, 3 Biyamiti and 2 at Tshokwane
(100)06 March 2012 : 1 Black Rhino Pilansberg NP- shot approx 5 days ago & not dehorned
(99) 06 March 2012 : 1 Rhino Ohrigstad (pregnant cow)
(98) 06 March 2012 : 1 Rhino (Matjulu area near Berg-en-dal, KNP)
(97) 06 March 2012 : 2 Rhino Crocodile River Bridge area
(95) 05 March 2012 : 1 Black Rhino - 3 day old carcass Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilansberg
(94) 05 March 2012 : 1 Rhino(pregnant cow) Origstad - shot horns not removed
(93) 05 March 2012 : 1 Rhino carcass found in Matjulu area near Berg-en-dal, KNP
(92) 02 March 2012 : 3 rhino's KNP N'Wanetsi area
(89) 02 March 2012 : 2 white rhino carcasses found 1 week old Vryburg North West
(87) 01 March 2012 : 2 rhino's Malalane at John Hume's game reserve
(85) 01 March 2012 : 1 Rhino - Waneen, Kzn
(84) 29 February 2012 : 1 Rhino Kariega, (2 dehorned but still alive)
(83) 28 February 2012 : 2 Rhino found Mopani area near Letaba KNP
(81) 28 FEbruary 2012 : 3 Rhino found near Pretoriuskop, KNP
(78) 28 February 2012 : 2 Rhino found near Pretoriuskop, KNP
(76) 25 February 2012 : 1 Rhino carcas found near Crocodile Bridge area, KNP
(75) 23 February 2012 : 1 White Rhino, Assen, NW
(74) 22 February 2012 : 5 Rhino carcasses - KNP (some of the carcasses are at least 1 month)
(69) 20 February 2012 : 1 Rhino Thanda Game Reserve, KZN
(68) 19 February 2012 : 2 Rhino Mpofini lodge Vryheid
(66) 17 February 2012 : 1 Rhino KNP - awaiting confirmation of location
(65) 17 Feburary 2012 : 1 White Rhino Borakolalo Game Reserve (had to be put down)
(64) 15 February 2012 : 1 White rhino (1 month old carcass), Pilanesberg,NP
(63) 15 February 2012 : 2 carcass found Manyeleti, KNP
(61) 14 February 2012 : 8 carcasses found KNP
(53) 13 February 2012 : 2 Rhino Chicks Game Lodge Hluhluwe
(51) 12 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe White Rhino Bull both horns taken
(50) 10 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe white bull
(49) 09 February 2012 : 3 Letsitele, Limpopo - Pregnant mother and calf(unborn baby added below
(47) 08 February 2012 : 1 Ndumo
(46) 08 February 2012 : 2 iMfolozi
(44) 07 February 2012 : 1 White Rhino Bull - Hoedspruit - private reserve
(43) 06 February 2012 : 1 Rhino bull Thabazimbi-Rooiberg area
(42) 06 February 2012 : 1 Carcass found KNP (poached Sat probably) - North of Letaba
(41) 06 February 2012 : 1 Madikwe - Black Rhino
(40) 26 January 2012 : 2 Limpopo Province - Waterberg area
(38) 26 January 2012 : 2 North West Province (to be confirmed)
(36) 19 January 2012 : 1 Hluhluwe iMfolozi found recently date unknown
(35) 16 January 2012 : 3 White Rhino Rooiberg area
(32) 16 January 2012 : 1 Mossel Bay, Kobus Crous - Farm Bergsig
(31) 15 January 2012 : 2 Madikwe 1 carcass found, Ndumo 2 month old carcass
(29) 13 January 2012 : 4 KNP - Pretoriuskop area
(25) 11 January 2012 : 5 Rhino Private Reserve near Stofberg
(20) 11 January 2012 : 3 Rhino - KNP
(17) 09 January 2012 : 2 White Rhino at Ndumo and 1 Black Rhino at Mkhusi
(14) 09/10 January 2012 : 9 KNP (4 near Pretoriuskop, 2 near Lower-Sabie and 2 near Crocodile Bridge + 1 other area to be confirmed)
(5) 04 January 2012 : 4 KNP Satara area
(1) 04 January 2012 : 1 Rhino Gravellotte area, Limpopo

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Mass support for rhino protest - KwaZulu-Natal

Mass support for rhino protest - KwaZulu-Natal | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Durban - Animal rights activists took to the streets of Durban on Tuesday to show their anger at the killing of rhinos for their horns and to show support for initiatives aimed at stopping poaching....

 

March organiser Moses Mkhabela said there needed to be global awareness if this giant animal was to be saved...

 

“Although the demand for the horns is from foreigners, it is the local people who assist in the killings,” said Mkhabela.

“Rhinos belong to everyone in Africa, regardless of race, and we should unite in protecting them.”...

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Rhino horn trading back on the table

Rhino horn trading back on the table | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
South Africa may still mount a “last-minute” bid to overturn the 30-year world ban on rhino-horn trading, despite recent government signals that it has put the controversial proposal on ice.

This emerged last night after rhino conservationist Ian Player urged delegates at the International Wildlife Management Congress in Durban to lend their support to a new system of legalised and controlled international trading of rhino horns as a way to curb the recent alarming spike in rhino poaching in SA.
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Rhino Queen's comment, July 12, 2012 2:21 PM
You're right, Margrit. It's the Devil's Business, that's for sure.

And you are right about the business model. Legalizing stockpiled sales, as Dr. Player advocates, only changes the front end of the transaction with a cheap up-front price. It does not change the horror of the illegal trade that will continue to take place on the back end in Asia - a region with which I am very familiar,

Sadly, there is no perfect solution. But if we can take the pressure off live rhino by offering greedy syndicate heads cheap horn stockpiles, that would be a big win - albeit a very mixed blessing.

I have been very opposed to legalized trade, so this is a switch for me. I agree that it is critical that we all be courteous in discussing this critical issue.
Wildlife Margrit's comment, July 12, 2012 2:45 PM
I'm sure we'll be crossing paths again. May our polite exchange continue between us and with others as the debate heats up... again.

To the rhino, may we humans despite our bumbling find a way to save it.
Rhino Queem's comment, July 12, 2012 3:06 PM
Our paths already do cross - via WAR and OSCAP. I am one of the owners of the MAASAI page on FB, and do the advocacy. I am a huge fan of Nikela.

An ability to discuss tough issues rationally, compassionately and politely is too often absent.

To the rhino... Cheers.
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Save the Rhino Quest

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My mission is to get at least 2000 of these sold, this enabling me to give R80 000 to the Rocking for Rhinos Organisation were all the money will go to the care and safety of our Rhinos. Buying one...


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Rhino Horn: Cut and conserve

Rhino Horn: Cut and conserve | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

The photograph is shocking. You can almost hear the roar of the chainsaw as a man saws off a rhino’s horn.

 

Like ash, horn shavings drift in the air.

 

“It’s heartbreaking when you hear the chainsaw and the horn comes off. It’s shocking, but it’s worked,” maintains photographer Alwyn Myburgh....

 

A vet and spotter in a helicopter helped the team identify rhinos to dart.

 

“We had to get to the animal quickly.

 

Time is critical. Once there, we would turn the rhino over and place a blanket over its eyes....

 

Being up close to such a majestic animal, he says, is an unbelievable experience.

 

“And to think they’re being killed for the equivalent of toenail. It’s madness.”

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S.African game farmer jailed over rhino horn

A South African game farm owner has been jailed for eight years for the illegal possession of 38 rhino horns as soaring black market prices drive massive poaching, local media reported.

 

An appeals court upheld the sentence of Jacques Els, 39, from Thabazimbi in the extreme north of the country, according to the Afrikaans-language Beeld newspaper on Wednesday.

 

He was convicted in March for buying 30 horns for 760,000 rands ($94,000, 74,000 euros) from Tommy Fourie, the manager of another game farm...

 

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Pretoria Seeks New Ways To Fight Rhino Poaching

The Department of Environmental Affairs has called on animal rights activists to join hands iwth the government in its efforts to curb rhino poaching in South Africa, which has lost 262 of the endangered species to illegal killings since the beginning of the year....

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Game farmer jailed for rhino horns

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A Thabazimbi game farmer has been sentenced to eight years' imprisonment for illegal possession of 30 rhino horns, Beeld reports.
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Let Freedom Ring... for the Rhino! Say NO to Poaching and Farming

Let Freedom Ring... for the Rhino! Say NO to Poaching and Farming | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

It's July FOURTH! May this day the USA celebrates freedom be a call for the freedome of all wildlife on the planet, especially the rhino, from exploitation and suffering.

 

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Kruger Park News : Reasons for legalising the rhino horn trade

Kruger Park News : Reasons for legalising the rhino horn trade | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it
John Hume is a game farmer in the Malalane area, south of the Kruger National Park (KNP). He is an ardent proponent for the legalisation of the trade in rhino..
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Cruelty of Farmed Animals: Is this what's in store for the rhino?

Cruelty of Farmed Animals: Is this what's in store for the rhino? | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

WildlifeMargrit:

This blog post exposes the cruelty of some farmed animals. Is this what could happen to the rhino if they are farmed for their horns?

 

After Mercy For Animals obtained shocking hidden-camera video footage of his illegal slaughter operation in Los Angeles County, Roberto Celedon has pleaded guilty to felony cruelty to animals and been sentenced to ninety days in jail and five years probation. Celedon was also ordered to pay nearly $4,000 in fines, penalties, and restitution, to complete 48 animal cruelty classes, not to own, possess, maintain or harbor any animals, not to operate a meat-producing facility, not to attend auctions where animals are sold, and not to sell any meat products....

 

 

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Stick used against rhino poachers

Stick used against rhino poachers | What's Happening to Africa's Rhino? | Scoop.it

Stick, the Jo'burg-based communication ideas and design company, has added its voice and creative talents to the growing outrage that is accompanying the slaughter of South Africa's rhino population....

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